The Sleeping and the Dead

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The Sleeping and the Dead
The Sleeping and the Dead cover.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition.
Author Edited by August Derleth
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy, horror
Publisher Pellegrini & Cudahy
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages vi, 518

The Sleeping and the Dead is an anthology of fantasy and horror stories edited by American writet August Derleth. It was first published by Pellegrini & Cudahy in 1947. Many of the stories had originally appeared in the magazines The London Mercury, Weird Tales, Scribner's, Dublin University Magazine, Unknown, Esquire, The Bellman, Vanity Fair and Black Mask. An abridged edition (15 stories) was published by Four Square Books in 1963 under the same title.